We get wise by asking questions, and even if these are not answered, we get wise, for a well-packed question carries its answer on its back as a snail carries its shell. – James Stephens I avoided any form of self-discovery for many years because I considered it a complete pile of old piffle but, […]

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Notebookery …

Keep a notebook.  Travel with it, eat with it, sleep with it. Slap into it every stray thought that flutters up into your brain.  Cheap paper is less perishable than gray matter, and lead pencil markings endure longer than memory. – Jack London In 1956 a guy called George Miller put forward a theory that […]

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Fill your pages with the breathings of your heart – William Wordsworth I’ve been keeping a journal in various forms since I was nine years old, although early efforts weren’t entirely successful.  My first was a nature journal which I quickly grew tired of when I became bored with communing with Mother Nature. It did get […]

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